Turner’s Sept. 8 online auction spans ‘Rembrandt to Yoshida’

Published on
Rembrandt Van Rijn (1606 – 1669). Self Portrait in a Flat Cap, circa 1602. Later state. Paper size: 5 inches high x 3 ¾ inches. Image size: 4 inches high x 2 3/4 inches. Condition: Good. Date: 17th century. Estimate: $2,000-4,000.
Rembrandt Van Rijn (1606 – 1669). Self Portrait in a Flat Cap, circa 1602. Later state. Paper size: 5 inches high x 3 ¾ inches. Image size: 4 inches high x 2 3/4 inches. Condition: Good. Date: 17th century. Estimate: $2,000-4,000.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present an online auction titled “Rembrandt to Yoshida,” on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Start time is 10:30 a.m. PT (1:30 p.m. ET). The 160-lot selection of artworks, sculptures, decorative arts comprise a timeline of more than two millennia. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneersMore than 160 lots of fine and decorative art spanning several centuries will cross the auction block

Highlights include etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn, an original engraving by Albrecht Dürer, Japanese woodblock prints, ancient Roman or Greek and Etruscan antiquities; a 19th-century folio of 36 color lithographs of ancient Greek ceramics; and letters signed or written by U.S. presidents.

A 17th century drawing/watercolor attributed to Samuel Van Hoogstraaten (1627-1678), archived and titled “Harbour Scene” on frame reverse. Frame: 12 ¾ inches high x 12 inches. Matte: 9 ½ inches high x 9 inches. Image: 5 ½ inches high x 5 inches. Medium: Drawing/watercolor on paper. Condition: Good. Date: 17th century. Estimate: $2,000-4,000
A 17th century drawing/watercolor attributed to Samuel Van Hoogstraaten (1627-1678), archived and titled “Harbour Scene” on frame reverse. Frame: 12 ¾ inches high x 12 inches. Matte: 9 ½ inches high x 9 inches. Image: 5 ½ inches high x 5 inches. Medium: Drawing/watercolor on paper. Condition: Good. Date: 17th century. Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Among items in the September 8 sale from ancient times are an Etruscan chalice and ewers, and a two-handled Greek pottery bowl from Gela (Sicily) from the 4th-century BC; and a Roman bronze of a cherub and a Greek or Roman marble head from 200 BC – 200 AD.

A Painted Etruscan Terra Cotta Ewer, circa 4th century BC. Size: 7 inches high x 4 ½ inches in diameter. Condition: Small rim chip. Estimate: $400-600

From the 15th-17th centuries are works on paper by Agostino Veneziano, Samuel Van Hoogstraten, Augustin Hirschvogel, a number of etchings of Venice by Luca Carlevaris, and a Ming dynasty Chinese porcelain figure.

Agostino Veneziano (1490-1569). An engraving titled “The Carcass,” circa 1515. Matte size: 17 ¼ inches high x 29 ¾ inches. Image size: 12 inches high x 24 ¾ inches. Condition: Good. Date: 16th century. Estimate: $3,000-4,000
Agostino Veneziano (1490-1569). An engraving titled “The Carcass,” circa 1515. Matte size: 17 ¼ inches high x 29 ¾ inches. Image size: 12 inches high x 24 ¾ inches. Condition: Good. Date: 16th century. Estimate: $3,000-4,000

Items from the 18th century include artworks by Paul Sandby, Francisco Goya, Richard Earlom and William Hogarth; two letters signed by Louis XV of France; an Austrian-Hungarian patent of nobility; and 14 maps of Paris.

Selections from the 19th century include works by Maurice Galbraith Cullen, James McNeill Whistler, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir; drawings of nudes; a ship’s masthead; and Japanese wine bottles.

An oil on board plein air painting. Signature lower right. Frame size: 20 inches high x 24 inches. Image size: 12 inches high x 16 inches. Condition: Good. Showing a 9-inch restoration from the bottom center to the center middle. Date: Late 19th / early 20th century. Estimate: $4,000-6,000

Paintings from the 20th century include artists such as Douglas Fenn Wilson, Claude Marechal, Rene Cottet, Stanley Friedman, Edward Wolverton and Stanley Morel Cosgrove; a collection of poems and drawings entitled “Song of Songs” by A. B. Spellman; a 1938 limited edition collection of 346 Albrecht Dürer etchings; and books and photo albums.

“Flying”, an etching by Toshi Yoshida (1911 – 1995). Signed lower right and 107/250 lower left. Frame size: 20 ½ inches high x 32 ¾ inches. Image size: 12 inches high x 24 inches. Condition: Good. Date: 20th century.

An extensive offering of Japanese woodblock prints from 18th-20th centuries includes from Toshi Yoshida, Tanaka Ryohei, Tokuriki Tomikichiro, Rokushu Mizufune, Hirokazu Yamaguchi, Utagawa Kuniyoshi and Kikagawa Eizen.

Signed or written letters or envelopes by U.S. presidents include Franklin D. Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, Martin Van Buren and James Monroe.

Leave a Reply

avatar